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Table 7 Comparison of academic performances among the learning style groups

From: The relationship between learning styles and academic performance in TURKISH physiotherapy students

  Independent (Group 1)
Median
(min-max)
Avoidant (Group 2)
Median
(min-max)
Collaborative (Group 3)
Median
(min-max)
Dependent (Group 4)
Median
(min-max)
Competitive (Group 5)
Median
(min-max)
Participant (Group 6)
Median
(min-max)
Kruskal-Wallis
p-value
Comparison group Post-hoc p-value
Academic Performance 72.39
(62.66–83.13)
72.13
(61.49–82.14)
71.30
(58.11–90.61)
74.18
(50.38–93.69)
70.57
(18.38–76.14)
79.77
(63.97–89.31)
0.000* 1 vs 2
1 vs 3
1 vs 4
1 vs 5
1 vs 6
2 vs 3
2 vs 4
2 vs 5
2 vs 6
3 vs 4
3 vs 5
3 vs 6
4 vs 5
4 vs 6
5 vs 6
0.661
0.438
0.318
0.265
0.000**
0.835
0.190
0.516
0.000**
0.121
0.492
0.000**
0.080
0.001**
0.000**
  1. Kruskal-Wallis Test: *p < 0.05
  2. Post-hoc (Mann-Whitney U) test: **p < 0.05/15 = **p < 0.003 (with Bonferroni correction)